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5*Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Estate Vacation/Reunions/Wedding/Corporate Sleeps 40

People40
Bedrooms 12
Bathrooms8
Separate WC's1
Space 11,250 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Estate, 13 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 8.5 Baths, (Sleeps 40)

Come to Ransome's Chesapeake Retreats 'RCR', a private, 250-acre, waterfront estate with one mile of shoreline on the magnificent Chesapeake Bay of Maryland's Eastern Shore! 'RCR' is the ideal setting for Family vacations & reunions, Weddings, Corporate Seminars/Retreats, Club events and Weekend Getaways. Looking for a unique and 'extra'ordinary vacation location for your family this year? A place to relax in beautiful and peaceful surroundings, yet be 'close to it all'?

Our Chesapeake Bay estate is located just outside Cambridge, a quaint maritime town filled with history and tucked away on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Travel through the countryside James Michener wrote about in 'Chesapeake.' It is the perfect getaway for boating, fishing, golfing, shopping, sightseeing, playing games and just relaxing with family, friends and all who want to have fun while playing and/or working! Our estate offers you an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Chesapeake Bay shoreline!!

There are miles of walking paths and our boat dock/ramp offers direct access to the bay for water sports. Our facilities offer lots of places to relax and take in the beautiful surroundings - a 10'x 60' screened in porch, where great bay breezes pass thru, that overlooks a fenced-in pool, pond and the Chesapeake Bay itself. There are unparalleled views from all 3 homes and especially from the 2nd floor deck. Here, you can watch the sun come up on 1 side of our world & later that evening see a breathtaking - 'stop what you're doing & watch' sunset go down into the bay!!

Wildlife abounds; the surroundings are picturesque. You can go boating, crabbing and fishing on-site. The Blackwater Wildlife Refuge is our neighbor and offers more paths (for walking, hiking, and biking) and waterways (for canoe and kayaking). Boats, canoes, kayaks and bikes can be rented locally. Want to dine out or need milk, wine, etc - there is a restaurant & a grocery store in the watermen's town of Fishing Creek, just 5 minutes down the road.

Our multi-complex estate has a Family Room and a Great Room in the Main House. There is also a 30' x 30' meeting/rec room in the Fun Center where 40+ people can sit together for meals and/or meetings! Find all the amenities you will need to make memories that last a lifetime. We have thought of everything, so you don't have to!! Come and enjoy all blessings that our estate has in store for you!! Marie & Perce look forward to hearing from YOU!!

***RATES MAY VARY DEPENDING ON EVENT TYPE. CLEANING FEE AND REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS ESTIMATED QUOTE.***********************************************************

Keywords: Multi-Complex Estate

More Details

Owner
Marie Ransome
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Church Creek in Dorchester County

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 11250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 40
  • pets considered ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 9 -
Bedrooms:
  • 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40
  • There are 24 beds & 2 sofa beds in the 3 homes collectively. There are 2 beds in the Love Boat, giving you a total of 28 beds.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Tennis Court, Basketball Court, In-ground Pool, Hot Tub, Dish TV, Great Room, Screen Porch, Two-Story Deck, Fully Supplied Kitchen, Cooking Utensils and all Linens provided, Grill, Gated Entrance, First Floor Facilities, 30' x 30' Meeting Room/Fun Center, Smoke free facility - smoking on screened-in porch only, Rentals are for 1 group at a time

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

5*Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Estate Vacation/Reunions/Wedding/Corporate Sleeps 40
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
5

PLENTY OF SPACE TO SPREAD OUT

  • 5 of 5

Last week our company held a corporate retreat at the RCR estate. The 3 buildings gave us plenty of space to spread out. People who like quiet time, found their own space. The younger ones stayed in the Fun Center where they could play pool and/or ping pong.

As the designated “chef” for our group, I had all the cooking supplies one would need. There were lots of pots, pans, utensils & such to prepare & serve meals for 30+. It all worked & everybody enjoyed their stay at Ransome’s retreat! Our group was pleased to have such beautiful scenery all around us, right on the Bay!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for a work retreat

  • 5 of 5

My organization rented this property for my team's work retreat. We have around 30 people and stayed for 3 days and everything was great! The owners were very flexible and accommodating, and readily available and responsive if/when we needed assistance.

What a gorgeous place to spend a few days! The weather was a little windy (but that's expected in February), but you really can't beat the view. The buildings were clean and there was plenty of room for meetings. We had to have a few people share beds (so if you'd like each guest to have their own bed, you may want to either rent the love boat or have less than 30 people in your party), but everything worked out well.

I'd definitely recommend this rental to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PERFECT ENVIRONMENT FOR CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING & STRATEGIC PLANNING!

  • 5 of 5

Our nonprofit organization had the pleasure of staying at Ransome Retreat for a week of team building and strategic planning. The location and property were the perfect environment for our event, giving us plenty of space to work as a group and enjoy nature in our down time. The property owners provided responsive, clear communications, and were committed to our happiness. Looking forward to the next opportunity to reserve Ransome Retreat!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

THE GAME ROOM KEPT EVERYONE ENTERTAINED!

  • 5 of 5

RCR retreat is scenic, secluded and the perfect space for a group getaway. The game room kept everyone entertained and it provides space for people to play while others gather to socialize, cook, or eat. The pool is perfect for a lazy hot day and more active people can enjoy the water onsite for kayaks or other water sports. Runners and hikers have plenty of space to roam. Quite literally, fun for all!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful scenery and perfect facilities for our retreat

  • 5 of 5

In the past, we've done our annual choir retreats at places like camps and conference centers, and I was worried about having it at more of a vacation property. I shouldn't have worried -- the facilities were perfect for the 35 of us who came out for the weekend, and it was a wonderful opportunity for singing and bonding. Marie was helpful, the listing was accurate, and the place was clean and well cared for. We can't wait to go back when the Harriet Tubman museum has opened nearby. We only wished we could have spent more time exploring the area -- but we were there for singing, and sing we did!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We rented Ransome's Chesapeake Retreat for a family reunion. We had 20 adults and 15 children, ages 22 months thru 15. Everyone had a great time. The setting was great. There was lots of land to explore, crabs to be caught, wildlife to see, ships to watch, a screened in porch to sit and catch up, and a pool. The Fun Center was great for the kids. They even put together their own talent show and held the event In the fun center.

We did have some problems with the automatic pool vacuum, but the handyman, John answered our questions, stopped over, and got the pool repairman there first thing in the morning. Not many places have such a responsible and nice handyman. He was much appreciated.

When planning a reunion with so many people, it is hard to find a place where everyone gets a bed. This was the perfect place.

We all had a wonderful time in a beautiful setting. We would recommend this retreat for anyone planning a family reunion.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Crabbing, Fishing and Fishing Charters, Photography, Galleries, History, Canoeing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Church Creek, Maryland

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Tax Rate 11.0%

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